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Judges order landlords to stop removing renters' belongings in 2 Harvey-affected buildings
Harris County judges granted temporary restraining orders preventing landlords of two Houston apartment complexes from removing personal items from rented units. In one case, Bobbie Purcell and Stephen Watson were notified Sept. 7 that their leases ...

Posted: September 19, 2017, 5:09 pm (blog)

Requiring Some Firearms To Be Surrendered May Reduce Domestic Homicides (blog)
Response: Each year, more than 1,800 people in the U.S. are killed by their intimate partners. Approximately half of these homicides are committed using firearms. While federal law prohibits people subject to domestic violence restraining orders from ...

Posted: September 19, 2017, 3:10 pm

The Star

Sheffield man, aged 60, charged with breaching restraining order and malicious communications
The Star
A 60-year-old man from Sheffield has been charged with breaching a restraining order and malicious communications. Philip McCauliffe, of Woodhouse Gardens, in Sheffield, was arrested yesterday after staff at Mannings Fish Bar in Woodhouse called police ...

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Posted: September 19, 2017, 1:39 pm (registration) (blog)

Spice Girl Melanie Brown Requests Domestic Violence Restraining Order Against Estranged Husband (registration) (blog)
A judge said Monday he is inclined to keep open to the public most of the upcoming trial of Spice Girl Melanie Brown's request for a domestic violence restraining order against her estranged husband, but that he may excuse spectators during some ...

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Posted: September 19, 2017, 1:50 am

Wicked Local Belmont

Arlington priest files civil restraining order to protect confidential communications
Wicked Local Belmont
In his response, Scheft outlines the events that lead up to Kastanas' restraining order, not a lawsuit, which Scheft said Kastanas sought to protect the communications stored on his personal computer. The computer was one of the items taken from ...

Posted: September 19, 2017, 1:36 am

Gun laws targeting domestic abusers tied to fewer homicides
(Reuters Health) - When people convicted of domestic violence or covered by restraining orders are not only banned from buying guns but forced to give up firearms they already own, they may be less likely to murder their intimate partners, a U.S. study ...

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Posted: September 18, 2017, 10:32 pm


Forcing Domestic Abusers To Surrender Guns Could Save Lives, But Most States Don't Do It
Investigators from the Boston University School of Public Health examined 25 years of intimate partner homicides in all 50 states to examine the effect of firearm “relinquishment” laws, which specifically mandate that people subject to certain orders ...

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Posted: September 18, 2017, 9:16 pm

The Trace

State Gun-Surrender Laws Linked to Lower Rates of Fatal Domestic Violence
The Trace
Rates of intimate-partner homicide are lower in states that require people served with domestic-violence restraining orders to surrender their guns, a study published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine concludes. The study, from researchers at ...

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Posted: September 18, 2017, 9:10 pm

Gun laws requiring domestic abusers to surrender firearms could save lives
EurekAlert (press release)
Writing in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the researchers looked at states that went beyond federal law to require people with restraining orders to relinquish firearms in their possession. They found IPH rates were 9.7 percent lower in states with ...

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Posted: September 18, 2017, 9:03 pm

Rapid City Journal
South Dakota law provides that upon the filing of a Complaint for divorce or separate maintenance that upon personal service of the Complaint and Summons on the Defendant, a Temporary Restraining Order shall be in effect against both parties until the ...

Posted: September 18, 2017, 7:09 pm